Courtesy of Rutger's University, "Popular Literature vs. Scholarly Peer-Reviewed Literature: What's the Difference?"
For most of your college research assignments, your instructors will want you to use scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles. But how do you identify a scholarly article? How does a scholarly article differ from an article published in a magazine? Check out the table below and the video on the left to learn about scholarly articles and how they differ from popular articles.